November 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Field House For Pettisville Schools?

Athletes in the Pettisville Local School District may move some of their practices inside if a proposal by a district resident comes to fruition. Speaking at the Pettisville School Board meeting, Monday, Nov. More...

Ruptured Stryker Street Waterline To Be Replaced

Archbold Village Council approved a contract to repair a waterline along Stryker Street that ruptured last month. During its Monday, Nov. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Donna Belle (Dottie) Nofziger

Donna Belle (Dottie) Nofziger, born May 23, 1929, in Archbold, surrounded by family, passed away on Nov. 12, 2014. She was 85. Donna was the eldest daughter of Alfred (Bunny) and Flossie (Nofziger) Short. On Aug. More...

Velda J. Rufenacht

Velda J. Rufenacht, age 75 years, of Archbold, passed away Sunday afternoon, Nov. 16, 2014, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice. She was born Nov. More...

Public Record

No Updates In Sexting Investigation

Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, said last week there is nothing new to report on the investigation of alleged “sexting” among Archbold High School students. More...

Nov. 14 Fire Destroys Wauseon Warehouse

The warehouse of a downtown Wauseon business was destroyed by fire early Friday morning, Nov. 14. Rick Sluder, Wauseon fire chief, said a Wauseon police officer smelled smoke from several blocks away. More...

Jewelry Reported Stolen

Patsy M. Magallanes, 37, 808 West St., filed a report with Archbold police on Friday, Oct. 31, that some of her jewelry was stolen. Missing were an engagement ring and wedding band. Together, the items were valued at $15,500. More...

Sports

Kinsman On National Champion Running Team

Rachel (Sauder) Kinsman, Archbold, ran to a national championship, Saturday, Nov. 8. More...

Urbina Wins First UFC Fight

Hector Urbina, AHS ‘06, won his debut fight in the Ultimate Fighting Championships, Saturday, Nov. 15, in Mexico City, Mexico. He defeated Edgar Garcia with a first-round submission guillotine choke at three minutes, 38 seconds at UFC 180. More...

Five Return For PHS Girls Basketball

The 2014-15 girls basketball season is just around the corner, and for Jason Waldvogel, Pettisville head coach, five letterwinners return from a team that finished 21-3 and claimed a Buckeye Border Conference championship with a 9-1 record. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory; Lynn Aschliman, ministry spotlight; testimony; message, “Com- PASSION: Gospel At Work,” Roger Johnson. Lockport Mennonite More...

Excess EMS Funds To Be Returned If County Overpays

Council Makes Counteroffer To County Commissioners

If the Archbold Fire Department finishes a year of providing Advanced Life Support service with more than $122,000 left over, it will return anything above that amount to Fulton County. More...

New Lite The Night Run/Walk Precedes Parade Of Lights

A new event has been added to the festivities in Archbold on the Friday after Thanksgiving. Before the annual Parade of Lights, Friday, Nov. 28, and the opening of the Festival of Lights, the first Lite The Night 5-K Run/Walk will take place. More...

Pretty As A Picture

Northwest Ohio woke up to find a coating of white snow on almost everything Monday morning, Nov. 17. These trees, located west of the North Lincoln Street-Clover Lane intersection, were pretty enough for a Christmas card. More...

News

Kevin Sauder Elected Trade Group President

Kevin Sauder, president and chief executive officer of Sauder Woodworking, Archbold, was elected 2015 chairman of the American Home Furnishings Alliance. He was elected Friday, Nov. 14, during the group’s annual meeting. More...

Committee Okays Hodges To Head Ohio Health Dept.

Rick Hodges has passed an important step in the quest to become the director of the Ohio Department of Health. John Kasich, Ohio governor, appointed Hodges, an Archbold native and 1982 AHS graduate, interim director Aug. 1. More...

Snow Cap

A fire hydrant has a cap of snow, Monday, Nov. 17.– photo by Mary Huber More...

People

NHS Induction Ceremony At Pettisville

The Pettisville High School National Honor Society inducted 16 new members in a special ceremony, Monday, Nov. More...

Beck In GC Music Choirs

Clara Beck, PHS ‘14 is a member of the Goshen (Ind.) College Women’s World Music Choir, GC Chamber Choir, and is a participant in the GC production of “Eurydice.” A freshman music major, she is the daughter of Duane and Deana More...

Zimmerman, Liechty In GC Men's Chorus

Caleb Liechty, PHS ‘13, and Zachary Zimmerman, AHS ‘13, are members of the Goshen College Men’s Chorus. The Men’s Chorus performs music from all genres and time periods with special emphasis on sacred a cappella literature. More...

Opinion

Talk To Your Children About The Dangers Of Sexting

The Internet is both a blessing and a curse. The curse came true for some local teenagers, who, reports say, are sharing nude photos of themselves with others. More...

Letter To The Editor

Food for thought for the future: On Tuesday, Nov. 11, we were honored to be invited to a Veteran’s Day program at Archbold Middle School, presented by Mr. Norman Beck and his class. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2004 A monkey wrench was thrown into a plan to combine the operating funds of the three county-owned sewer systems. More...